Police said an investigation determined that the offense was domestic in nature.
On Wednesday around 5:30 p.m., D.C. police detectives and family services received a report that a 2-year-old child had been physically abused and was at an unknown location. They found her in a residence in the 1200 block of 49th Street NE suffering from life-threatening injuries. She was transported to the hospital for evaluation.
An investigation into the incident is ongoing.
Neither Quanice nor Maurice Meniefield could be reached for comment.